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Workshop on Visualizations of Futures

A one-day workshop (a mini-conference, in fact) on ‘visualizing the futures’, organized by the Dutch chapter of the World Future Society. Lots of new and interesting things to learn, and lot of people to meet, both new and ‘old friends’. … Continue reading

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The futures of the futures of iOt

Springer recently published a (seemingly) interesting volume, Architecting the Internet of Things; ‘seemingly’ because I didn’t read it and unlikely will in the near, despite my interest in these issues. The price tag – a coquette 99.95 euro – is … Continue reading

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FutureArtAsia

This is not a projective technique of any sort, but it would be very interesting to hear what people see on this picture (and then, of course, to learn what they think about it). But well, this blog is not … Continue reading

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Wired explores the futures of spa – together with you!

Wired magazine continues its co-exploration of the possible futures together with its readers. This time the subject is the future of health spas – “What will replace mud baths and seaweed soaks? Will robots administer massages? Will avocado and yogurt … Continue reading

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Strategic Futures or Tactical Espionage?

In 2008/9 Dutch architectural agency KCAP has developed, together with a few parties, a strategic master plan for Russian city Perm. Once a nighty industrial (and military) center of Russian, then Soviet empire, the city start decaying and loosing its … Continue reading

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Project Dream School

I didn’t join this workshop (it was in thee parts, and overlapping with too many other interesting events, but it was a nice try to create the ‘School of the Future’. I also met Ian Schulte, from the Latitude consultancy … Continue reading

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Las Meninas: Contemplating reinterpretations

I’ve recently found a description of a nice exhibition held in Museo del Prada, in Madrid, called Richard Hamilton: Picasso’s Meninas. It was a double homage, to Picasso himself, and then in turn to his homage to Velazquez (I wrote … Continue reading

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Moscow Metro Map 2100

Yes, that’s not a mistype, it’s not about 2010, but indeed a forecast of the things almost a century further from us. Unfortunately, I don’t know the source/author of the work, found it somewhere ‘on the web’ As I was … Continue reading

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Ctrl-Z Future

Wrote a small piece inspired by the movie we’ve seen the other day, Prince of Persia; I was not aware that the theme of the ‘future’ is so central to the movie. And it is happened to be, it’s not … Continue reading

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Alice in the Futureland

PS: Bought this leaflet at the art book sales in Vanabbe Museum; I’ve never heard about this opera based on the Alice in Wonderland story, by Alexander Knayfel (although I heard about another one, relatively recent, by Korean composer Unsuk … Continue reading

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